Catalan composer, singer and classically trained pianist Marina Herlop speaks to David Bola from We Are Europe about why creating an album is like cultivating a garden, how she integrates Carnatic singing practices into her music and why songwriting requires subtraction.
Back in July, we set up a small studio in the middle of the Nuits sonores festival, giving everyone the chance to experiment with music production.
In this third episode of our podcast series focused on the bubbling musical scenes in Europe, we dance to the hectic rhythms of trap sensation Morad and softly sway to the neo perreo anthems of Bea Pelea and Bad Gyal.
Tasked with closing Nuits sonores Brussels’ opening night, Max Cooper & Bruce Brubaker proposed a live rendition of their "Glassforms" project, a mesmerizing long format voiding the gap between electronic and acoustic. We shared a conversation with the duo, moments after the end of their performance in the Henry Leboeuf Hall of BOZAR.
In this comparative case study, Antoine Boj confronts the media strategies of independent and contemporary artists: Simili Gum and Graham Mushnik. What can their communication habits reveal?
The 2021 edition of Nuits sonores Brussels offered proven acts and new artistic experiences. Among them, "It’s complicated", a tandem made of David Shaw and Strapontin. We met them minutes before their performance, to talk about their common project. Interview.
We partnered up with the team from Nique la Radio to create three special episodes of Faya, a podcast travelling across dancefloors all around the world. This second episode takes us to the Netherlands and its musical scene born out of the cultural influences of Suriname, South-America, the Caribbean and North Africa.
We caught up with Nigerian artist now based in Lyon OBI, for a charismatic live performance, as part of De Concert's (an international association of 27 festivals) latest initiative.
From folk-infused sensations to futuristic r&b rhythms, (re)discover SónarCCCB's 2021 performance programme.
In early 2021, Pamela Badjogo and her crew of musicians/friends, held a week-long residency at Le Sucre in Lyon, to work on the live rendition of her latest album "Kaba".